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2017 Nautilus Book Award winner!
In a time when tens of millions of people provide care for family members, older adults, and people with special needs, we should all be experts at it. Instead, we often struggle with caring for others while taking care of ourselves.
In Take Good Care
, author Cynthia Orange brings together compelling testimonies from a wide range of caregivers, advice from leading experts in the field, and her own hard-won wisdom to capture the subtle differences between caretaking
. With a foreword by Susan Allen Toth, the critically acclaimed author of No Saints around Here: A Caregiver's Days
, this book shows us how
caring for each other can be a mutually rewarding experience.
It's easy to become overinvolved in another person's life and needs when giving care. Feeling burdened with expectations and resentments in a codependent relationship hinders a sense of joy, purpose, and engagement. Relationships require empathy and boundaries; with them, a codependent caretaker
can transform into an intentional, self-aware, and compassionate caregiver
Also available as an E-book – available to purchase from your favorite e-book retailer.